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Louisiana Nursing Homes are in Crisis; 83.7% Report at Least One Staff Case in Most Recent Four-Week Period
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New AARP Public Policy Institute paper outlines recommendations for long-term care quality improvements
Alzheimers disease: senior woman sorting her jewelry
Facilities must be held accountable as numbers worsen despite millions in state and federal funding
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COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire through our nation’s nursing homes. With the resurgence of coronavirus in Louisiana, our nursing homes are at risk. Congress must take meaningful action to protect nursing home residents now.
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On Wednesday, May 6, AARP Louisiana State Director, Denise Bottcher sent the following letter to Governor John Bel Edwards, Secretary Courtney Phillips, Louisiana Department of Health; and Assistant Secretary Alex Billioux, Louisiana Department of Health.
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